The Rudin Family Playground. Updated 2018. There’s 21 playgrounds in Central Park, and while this is not one of the best playgrounds in Manhattan, if you have meandered to the north of Central Park on your New York city explorations, this playground will give the kids a break from strollers and walking. The Rudin Family […]
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Childrens Corner Prospect Park. Updated 2018. Did you know there’s a special place, just for kids in Brooklyn’s Prospect Park? It’s called Children’s Corner, and there’s a bunch of stuff to do. Let’s take a look. Childrens Corner Prospect Park Number One. Prospect Park Zoo Don’t miss the most popular exhibit at Prospect Park Zoo […]
Heckscher Playground Central Park. Updated 2018. The friendly policemen pointed us in the right direction to Heckscher Playground, the oldest playground in Central Park. But before we headed off, we took that “Iconic pic with a NYC policeman” selfie. Because you have to, right? (It made our day!) Hand on heart, my favourite thing about […]
Brooklyn Botanic Garden NYC. Updated 2018. Immerse your kids in nature, and nature play, at the Brooklyn Botanic Gardens. We visited the Brooklyn Botanic Garden NYC in March, after a wild unseasonal snow dump, and the poor Carp in the Japanese Hill-and-Pond garden were freezing their little tails off! We can’t wait to head back […]
Speedy’s NYC. Updated 2018. THIS place was a lifesaver at the end of a long day exploring New York City in freezing post-snow-dump temperatures. We’d criss-crossed Central Park, from one playground to another, weaving in and out on our way to the Children’s Museum Of Manhattan, and back for a Times Square visit and Madame […]
NYC Subway Entrances and Exits. Updated 2018. Getting in and out of Subway Stations with a 6-year-old, a 2-year-old toddler, and a stroller can set your pulse racing. Wherever and whenever possible, we searched for a subway entrance with an elevator lift or escalator, as carrying Jack in the stroller up and down stairs, while […]
Vanderbilt Playground. Updated 2018. It snowed out-of-the-blue the day we visited Brooklyn but that wasn’t going to stop our playground hunting. No siree! Snow was just a bonus addition to our exploration and adventure. The boys had never seen snow before, let alone had the chance to pick up a snowball and throw it at […]
Below the Brooklyn Bridge and the must-visit Brooklyn Bridge pedestrian walkway, on the Brooklyn side of the East River, the Brooklyn Bridge Park has TONNES of fun stuff for kids. You could spend a day walking from Pier 6 back around to Pier 1 (on the left hand side of the bridge), then under the […]